Definitions

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  • adj. That serves no supporting purpose in a structure.
  • adj. Unsupportive.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Did you somehow infer that this article I wrote was my declaration of unsupporting the mission?

    Year End Assessment Of Afghanistan: A Bleak Outlook « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • The novel deals with the boys frustration over disease and unsupporting parents.

    Yarn, Peas, Pain and Disease.

  • By the time the head of his column is at H the rear has not perhaps left K, and thus the whole length of his army is exposed on its side to an attack by the enemy, which may sever it into two unsupporting portions.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • For him history hung unsupported and unsupporting in the air.

    Clayhanger

  • YOU were the most unsupporting, negative, pesemist of them all

    Express & Star

  • If ever there were a brand marked for total annihilation in these straitened times, it would be the uncomfortable, unsupporting, ugly footwear choice of megatanned B-list celebrities shuffling towards gas station convenience stores at 11: 30 in the morning.

    Jezebel

  • It's sort of crap that the people who are attacking the original author for being unfeminist and catty and unsupporting of women are also calling her a stupid bitch and a cunt.

    Who's The Dummy, Mummy?

  • "Birds require, comparatively, a vastly greater strength and 'wind' in traversing such a thin, unsupporting medium as air than animals need for terrestrial locomotion.

    Bird Stories

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